Alright all you tech savvy smart phone owners: time to put your phone to good use in helping with your oral health! We all use our phones all day everyday, but did you know that among the millions of apps out there, there are actually quite a few that aim to help improve our dental hygiene?
Everybody knows that eating sugar can cause cavities. But there are other, less obvious, ways your diet can negatively impact the health of your teeth.
While endodontists are known as specialists in root canal therapy, they actually specialize in saving teeth by working with the inside of the tooth.
We all consider X-rays a normal part of routine dental care. But how much do you really know about them?
When meeting someone, the most prominent feature they notice is your smile. According to a recent survey cited by USA Today, 47% of people notice the smile on first impression, while only 31% notice the eyes.
Wine lovers, rejoice! A study in Italy has shown that certain chemicals in red wine, called proanthocyanidins, have antioxidant properties that prevent bacteria from forming in the mouth.
Dental implants are titanium screws that provide a secure base for dental crowns.
Thousands of Americans suffer with poor oral health because of a serious fear of the dentist. It is not uncommon to be afraid of the dentist and it can be a serious issue that keeps people out of the dentist’s chair for months and sometimes even years.
Brushing your teeth should be a seemingly simple part of your daily routine. But, if while you are brushing you are doing any of these things then you could be causing more harm to your teeth than help.
If you have decided to take the leap and get braces, then there are a few questions that you need to ask your potential orthodontic specialist before choosing them.